Gift Campaigns and Special Illuminations! TCK Event Information for December 25-27th, 29th-31st!

For the end of 2019 at TCK, there will be a gift campaign where visitors can win TCK-original goods, such as neckties and bags, in commemoration of the TOKYO DAISHOTEN! Furthermore, after the last race on December 29th, the Tokyo Mega Illumination Special Night will be held, featuring both illuminations and lit-up fountain shows. Enjoy TCK’s events as you close out the year!

TOKYO DAISHOTEN Necktie and Jute Bag Gifts

On December 29th, in commemoration of the TOKYO DAISHOTEN, TCK will be distributing scratch-off cards to the first 30,000 guests, giving you a chance to win items like the “TOKYO DAISHOTEN Original Necktie” and “Jute Bag” in a drawing!

The “TOKYO DAISHOTEN Original Neckties” feature a traditional and authentic multi-colored dot pattern adorned with lively horse and luck motifs and horseshoe designs, resulting in playful and easily-coordinated neckties. Available in yellow, red, and blue-purple.

The “TOKYO DAISHOTEN Jute Bag” is made with an iconic light and durable material. It offers excellent insulation, both warm and cold, and can even be used as a shopping bag.

Dates
December 29th
Time
From opening~
Number of Scratch-Off Cards
For the first 30,000 guests
Scratch-Off Card Distribution Area
Entry gate
Trade-In Time
Until final race is decided
Trade-In Location
Exchange office at G-FRONT
Prizes
TOKYO DAISHOTEN Neckties x2,000
TOKYO DAISHOTEN Jute Bags x500, etc.

※Ends when scratch-off cards run out.

Meet and Greet With Umatase and Umataseine

TCK’s mascots “Umatase and Umataseine” will make their appearance and liven up the facility! Take pictures with them to upload onto social media!

Dates
December 25th, 29th-31st
Times
December 25th:①From opening ②2:00pm~ ③5:00pm~ ④8:00pm~
December 29th:①From opening ②11:30am~ ③1:30pm~ ④The 10R commendation ceremony
December 30th,31st:①From opening ②12:00pm~ ③2:00pm~ ④The 10R commendation ceremony
Location
December 25th:①②Main gate area G-FRONT area ③④G-FRONT area
December 29th-31st:①Main gate area G-FRONT area ②③G-FRONT area ④Prize area by goal

※Each session lasts around 30 minutes.
※Locations may change in case of rainy weather.

Live Performances by Tokyo Twinkle Fanfare

Every day during the 15th event, the TCK fanfare group “Tokyo Twinkle Fanfare (TTF)” will put on a live fanfare performance. Furthermore, there will be entry and sendoff performances according to the following schedule.

Live Fanfare Performances

Dates
December 25th-27th, 29th-31st
Time
December 25th-27th:Before the start of the last 3 races
December 29th:Before the start of the last 5 races
December 30th-31st:Before the start of the last 4 races
Location
Awards Stand

※Cancelled in case of rain.
※The TOKYO DAISHOTEN fanfare on December 29th will be a live performance featuring 7 performers.

Meeting Performance

Dates
December 29th-31st
Time
For about 15 minutes after gate opens
Location
Twinkle Stage

※Performances are put on by 10 performers.

Send-off Performances

Dates
December 29th-31st
Time
After the final race
Location
December 29th:UMAILE Square Special Stage
December 30th-31st:Twinkle Stage

※Performances are put on by 10 performers on December 30th,31st.

Clydesdale Horse-Drawn Carriage

The popular horse-drawn carriage rides and up-close encounters in PAKA-PAKA Land continue!

Main Gate Cruising

Dates
December 25th-27th
Hours
First round 4:50pm-5:20pm, second round 5:35pm-6:05pm
Start Location
PAKA-PAKA Land
Locations Covered
PAKA-PAKA Land to Umatase’s bronze statue

※Rides are first-come-first-served (free).
※Waiting list for rides starts 10 minutes before each start time.

Encounters

Date
December 29th-31st
Hours
First round 2:30pm-3:00pm, second round 3:15pm-3:45pm
Location
PAKA-PAKA Land

※The 1st performance on December 29th will take place after the talk show ends.
※Events may change or be cancelled for various reasons, including weather or horse’s health.

An Illumination Featuring Around 3.5 Million Bulbs!

On every day featuring a Twinkle Race, the facility and the inside of the racecourse will be lit up with illuminations! Enjoy the beautiful lights along the racetrack, inside the racecourse, and along the stands.

Grounds Illumination

Dates
December 25th-27th, 29th-31st
Times
From sundown onward ※Light-up time varies by date

※No admission to the inner racecourse area on days with races

Inner Racecourse Illumination Show

Dates
December 25th-27th, 30th, 31st
Times
During races after sundown

※Illumination show will not be held if award ceremony will occur after race.
※Illumination show may be difficult to see from certain areas.

Tokyo Mega Illumination Special Night

The Tokyo Mega Illumination and fountain shows will both be held on December 29th. Be sure to take this chance to enjoy Tokyo Mega Illumination!

Date
December 29th
Time
After the final race ends until 6:00pm
Fountain Shows
①Around 5:25pm~ ②Around 5:45pm~
Location
Main racetrack

※Aurora production will not be held.
※Cannot be observed from the inner racetrack area.

Beginners’ Counter

On every day featuring a Twinkle Race, there will be a “Beginners’ Counter” set up for beginners on the 1st floor of L-WING!

The counter will have a concierge available who will give free assistance and information on horse racing basics, such as how to buy betting tickets and how to read the racing forms. There will also be great-value beginners’ kits available for purchase! Furthermore, English and Chinese-speaking staff will be stationed at the counter.

If you’re new to horse racing and aren’t sure where to begin or want to know more about horse racing, be sure to stop by!

Dates
All dates with horse races until December 31st
Times
From opening until the final race has been decided
Location
Special area on the 1st floor of L-WING